Go to the Infoplease website and read the five sections in the article on
Organized Crime located at http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/society/organized-crime.html.
Be prepared to discuss
From the e-Activity, explain the origins of organized crime, its several forms,
and critically evaluate the means by which law enforcement agencies have been
able to combat it. Provide a rationale for your response.
your opinion on whether or not the law enforcement strategies being employed
against gangs are successful. Justify your response.
Respond to the following statement:
definition of a gang is categorized as five or more persons that engage in and
requires a condition of membership to partake in felonious activities. Types of
gangs are juvenile, female, taggers, motorcycle and street are all part of this
structure. Many people nationally have been victimized by gang violence and
activity in their communities as well as business owners.
enforcement is working on strategies to assist on this issue. In my community
gang activity is decreasing. Crime watches and community involvement has played
a tremendous role in cutting down gang activity. Monitoring suspicious
activities and reporting it to the police are strategies that appear to be
effective measures in gang violence.